senate Bill S1053

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing the crime of voyeurism

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 24, 2021 advanced to third reading
Feb 23, 2021 2nd report cal.
Feb 22, 2021 1st report cal.387
Jan 06, 2021 referred to codes

Votes

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Feb 22, 2021 - Codes committee Vote

S1053
8
0
committee
8
Aye
0
Nay
5
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
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Abstained
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Codes Committee Vote: Feb 22, 2021

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S1053 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2386
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§250.51 & 250.52, amd §250.65, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S6703, A8649

S1053 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the crime of voyeurism in the first and second degree.

S1053 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1053 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1053
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  MAYER, GAUGHRAN, THOMAS -- read twice and ordered
   printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes
 
 AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to establishing the crime  of
   voyeurism in the first and second degree
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The penal law is amended by adding two new sections  250.51
 and 250.52 to read as follows:
 § 250.51 VOYEURISM IN THE SECOND DEGREE.
   A PERSON IS GUILTY OF VOYEURISM IN THE SECOND DEGREE WHEN:
   1. FOR HIS OR HER OWN AMUSEMENT, ENTERTAINMENT, PROFIT, SEXUAL AROUSAL
 OR  SEXUAL  GRATIFICATION,  OR FOR THE PURPOSE OF DEGRADING OR ABUSING A
 PERSON, HE OR SHE INTENTIONALLY VIEWS, WITHOUT THE  USE  OF  AN  IMAGING
 DEVICE,  A PERSON DRESSING OR UNDRESSING OR THE SEXUAL OR OTHER INTIMATE
 PARTS OF SUCH PERSON AT A PLACE AND TIME WHEN SUCH PERSON HAS A  REASON-
 ABLE EXPECTATION OF PRIVACY, WITHOUT SUCH PERSON'S KNOWLEDGE OR CONSENT;
 OR
   2. (A) FOR NO LEGITIMATE PURPOSE, HE OR SHE INTENTIONALLY VIEWS, WITH-
 OUT  THE USE OF AN IMAGING DEVICE, A PERSON IN A BEDROOM, CHANGING ROOM,
 FITTING ROOM, RESTROOM, TOILET, BATHROOM, WASHROOM, SHOWER OR  ANY  ROOM
 ASSIGNED  TO  GUESTS  OR  PATRONS IN A MOTEL, HOTEL OR INN, WITHOUT SUCH
 PERSON'S KNOWLEDGE OR CONSENT.
   (B) FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION, WHEN A PERSON VIEWS A PERSON
 WITHOUT THE USE OF AN  IMAGING  DEVICE  IN  A  BEDROOM,  CHANGING  ROOM,
 FITTING  ROOM,  RESTROOM, TOILET, BATHROOM, WASHROOM, SHOWER OR ANY ROOM
 ASSIGNED TO GUESTS OR PATRONS IN A HOTEL,  MOTEL  OR  INN,  THERE  IS  A
 REBUTTABLE  PRESUMPTION  THAT  SUCH  PERSON  DID  SO  FOR  NO LEGITIMATE
 PURPOSE; OR
   3. FOR HIS OR HER OWN AMUSEMENT, ENTERTAINMENT, PROFIT, SEXUAL AROUSAL
 OR GRATIFICATION, OR FOR THE PURPOSE OF DEGRADING OR ABUSING  A  PERSON,
 THE  ACTOR  INTENTIONALLY  VIEWS,  WITHOUT THE USE OF AN IMAGING DEVICE,
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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